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Letters of Concern from the Human Rights House in Tbilisi

Image: Statement of the Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) about May 17 Developments

Statement of the Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) about May 17 Developments

The Human Rights House Tbilisi responds to the developments that took place in Tbilisi on May 17, 2016 and expresses concern about the detention of civil activists. 23 May 2016 »

Image: Human Rights House Tbilisi requests investigation into the case of the lawyer Giorgi Mdinaradze

Human Rights House Tbilisi requests investigation into the case of the lawyer Giorgi Mdinaradze

Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organizations condemn physical assault of Giorgi Mdinaradze, lawyer at the Tbilisi State Legal Aid Service. 10 Nov 2015 »

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Political leaders in Georgia must stop slandering human rights NGOs

Members and partners of the Human Rights House Network and the South Caucasus Network of Human Rights Defenders call upon political leaders in Georgia to stop slandering non-governmental organisations with unfounded accusations and suggestions that their work would harm the country. Since October 2013, public verbal attacks against human rights organisations by leading political figures in Georgia have increased. The situation is starting to resemble to an anti-civil society campaign. 08 Apr 2015 »

Human Rights House Tbilisi statement

Human Rights House Tbilisi and its member organizations condemn screening the photo-video footage of violence to the underage children. It is absolutely inadmissible to show the photo and video footage of the prison scenes on torture and other cruelties to the adults of the age from 12 to 18. If their participation is confirmed in the event, it can be qualified as violence against children. In addition to that, the fact of showing such violent footage can traumatize under age children and also, there is a risk of simulation of the violent act by them. The state shall take measures to protect children from the information that harms their well-being (which is guaranteed by the Article 17 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child). 18 Mar 2015 »

Statement of Civil Society Organizations about Oppression from Government

We are concerned about the oppression on civil society organizations. Crack-down on the part of CSOs, who aim to defend democratic values, promote freedom and equality as well as creation of European systems of the governance, has become particularly active lately. 02 Feb 2015 »

OSGF open letter on human rights defenders in Georgia

Former Prime Minister statement not in line with the practice of democratic governance. 30 Jan 2015 »

Image: Address by Human Rights House Tbilisi about Recent Developments in Mokhe Village

Address by Human Rights House Tbilisi about Recent Developments in Mokhe Village

On October 23, mobile group of human rights defenders from Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) paid visit to the Mokhe village in Adigeni municipality to study situation on the place. The organization is concerned about the controversy between local Muslims and Orthodox people and calls on the government to reach compromise between conflicting parties and resolve the tense situation. 28 Oct 2014 »

Image: Urgent Appeal of the Human Rights House Tbilisi and is Member Organizations Regarding the chase and

Urgent Appeal of the Human Rights House Tbilisi and is Member Organizations Regarding the chase and

On August 12, Human Rights House Tbilisi (HRHT) and its member organizations held a joint press conference regarding the mass arrests of human rights defenders in Azerbaijan. 12 Aug 2014 »

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Worrisome pressure by the European Union to further reduce the UN human rights budget

Members of the Human Rights House Network (HRHN) express their concern to learn that the European Union is aiming at further reducing the ordinary budget of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The NGOs call upon the European Union to support the work of the Office, by increasing its ordinary budget as a way to strengthen the impact of its work and cooperation by all States. 26 Nov 2013 »

Image: Concern Letter of the Human Rights House Tbilisi regarding torture and inhuman treatment of prisoner

Concern Letter of the Human Rights House Tbilisi regarding torture and inhuman treatment of prisoner

The members of the Human Rights House Tbilisi condemn once more the practice of torture and inhuman treatment of prisoners at the penitentiary department of Georgia during the previous government. The fact was confirmed again by the additional video material found out in the special cache in Zugdidi (Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region) on June 17 and 21. 25 Jun 2013 »

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